The 29th of December was a remarkable date to all K-pop fans for it was on that day that the biggest K-POP event took place, the K-POP NATION.
The event started at around 10 A.M. with some exciting games from Animax. Following the exciting games was a total-aegyo special performance by a P-POP group named 1:43. They did a dance performance of Bo Beep by T-ara.
“1:43, performing Bo Beep.”
After the performance, one of the event highlights, K-POP COSPLAY started. The K-pop cosplay is a competition hosted by cosplay.ph. The contest was divided into Individual and Group category. For the individual category, mostly cosplayed for girl icons such as SNSD, Miss A, Kara and 2ne1. The group category was a blast for the crowd when cosplayers for Co-Ed, T-ara, 2ne1 and U-KISS showed up.
cosplayers for Park Bom, Minji, and Yoona.
Machal Hakkyo, cosplayers of Co-Ed.
Crystal Tiara, cosplayers of T-ara.
7kisses, cosplayers of U-KISS.
After the cosplay competition, a special performance from Jin of the boy group ONE S3T came. It was expected for One S3t to make a debut this day but due to personal reasons of other members, their debut was delayed and Jin made an appearance instead. He performed with his calm voice, an OST of My Sassy Girl entitled I Believe.
Then came the next two event highlights, the Model Search and I’m a Kpop Star wherein different competitors showed off their star qualities as they go up the stage. Many performed as a group, some of solo way. All of the contestants, sang their pieces in LIVE manner, they did not lipsynch, some performed Huh by 4Minute, Madonna by Secret and Change by Hyuna.
Supreme Serenade performing Madonna by Secret
Another special performance came after the two highlights, it was to be given by the choreographer of Wonder Girls’ Nobody, Brown Eyed Girls’ Abracabra and other famous talents such as 4Minute, T-ara and most of talents from JYP Entertainment, she is no other than Choi Dasuri. She performed Nobody rainstone and original version, and Can’t Take My Heart together with X CREW ladies as her back-up dancers.
Dasuri Choi performing Nobody.
Succeeding the different highlights of Kpop Nation, the much awaited of all and the biggest and the spotlight of Kpop Nation was the Dream Concert. Before it started, a tribute video for all of the Kpop covergroups in the Philippines was played and it’s from us! AsiaHolics team
Then the crowd went frenzy, cheering and rooting for their most favorite cover groups.
Panic, covergroup for Brown Eyed Girls
13 seouls, covergroup for Super Junior.
Then after, several raffle draws were conducted, different winners were announced and given their prizes. In the end, BEST, a covergroup for BEAST was declared as the Best Cover Group of 2010. The event ended well and with over 5,000 attendees, KPOP NATION has been marked in the history as one of the largest and most successful kpop event. Truly it is jjang!
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